Wood Green School

A case study from a school that has adopted the NBfE

Name of School/College: Wood Green School
Type of Institution: Secondary
Age range
Students on roll
Aug 2018
Students in
pilot cohort
Date for first
NBfE certs
Case Study
Core Learning

Typical curriculum:
- Three or four A Levels

Compulsory qualifications required for completion of the NBfE is applicable:
- Minimum 3 A Levels - Extended Project Qualification

Additional/Optional qualifications typically offered as part of the extended NBfE framework:
Additional A Levels

Personal Project

Qualification, Awarding Body and Levels offered:
AQA EPQ Level 3

Method of delivery:
Taught one hour (blocked) per week for a specified timeframe plus one to one time with a supervisor.

Personal Development Programme

Typical Volume in hours over the course of the programme:
100-150 over years 12 and 13

Compulsory components:
Work experience; minimum 30 hours community award; completion of 6th Form Enrichment programme and Personal Development Days

Optional components:
Option of extending to Silver through extended participation in extra-curricular work and/or additional qualifications or even to Gold to recognise a significant student leadership role– see below

Components delivered through other recognised programmes and qualifications:
DofE, CSLA, Arts Award, LAMDA Grades 1-8; looking for suitable accreditation for Leadership eg SSAT Student Leaders Award

The mechanism for logging and tracking activities:
Under consideration.

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